Same Sex, Different Cultures / Edition 1

Same Sex, Different Cultures / Edition 1

by Gilbert H Herdt
     
 


"Because homoerotic relations can be found in so many cultures, Gilbert Herdt argues that we should think of these relations as part of the human condition. This new cross-cultural study of gays, lesbi"See more details below

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"Because homoerotic relations can be found in so many cultures, Gilbert Herdt argues that we should think of these relations as part of the human condition. This new cross-cultural study of gays, lesbi"

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ISBN-13:
9780813331645
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
05/01/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile:
1440L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Introduction: Gays and Lesbians Across Cultures1
2Cultural Myths About Homosexuality25
3Same-Gender Relations in Nonwestern Cultures63
4Coming of Age and Coming Out Ceremonies Across Cultures109
5Sexual Lifeways and Homosexuality in Developing Countries135
6Lesbians, Gays, and Bisexuals in Contemporary Society153
7Conclusion: Culture and Empowerment of Sexual Minorities175
Glossary183
References185
About the Book and Author195
Index197

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